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weight clicks. >> this morning on "education nation today" an innovative day care program. the first two years of a baby's life offer a short and invaluable opportunity to stimulate learning skills. "today" contributing correspondent jigier checked out one approach that focusses on the early important learning years. >> a level playing field is what single mom wendy moreno wants for her two boys who were attending what she called an inadequate day care. >> if they didn't want to color or do nothing, they would make them watch tv. >> they pretty much waived tv all day long. >> watched tv all day long. >> many children spend a lot of time without having anyone talk to them, without being picked up. >> reporter: psychologist diana rouners is looking to change this dangerous pattern and starting early within the first 1,000 days of a child's life. >> we do need high quality early education setting, not just so moms can go to work but more importantly so these children can develop the language skills, the behavior skills, the social skills that will allow them to be successful. >> she develop
was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. more on the deadly meningitis that is killed seven people. impacting 90 others. a pharmacy has been pinpointed with the deadly meningitis outbreak. that has killed seven people. they have issued a voluntary recall. of all of the products.. and all involved medical centers have been taking extra precautions. health officials say there are 90 confirmed cases of meningitis. >> if you're having more than 3 cups it could be increasing your risk of glaucoma. a certain type of glaucoma called, "exfoliation glaucoma" will increase
to educate voters on the issue. >> when you go out there and say this is important, i should know the issues. i really think it is effective. >> reporter: it is a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it is really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what is on tv and the direct contact that brings it all home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decision to be made, we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not yet made up their mind. >> i still have a lot more investigating to do. >> i am still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it is rude and bad when people are trying to sway us. it is a really personal opinion and everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel i am intelligent enough to make up my own mind. >> reporter: still door-to-door campaigning won't end any time soon. >> in the final analysis it does improve turnout, so, for now we are stuck with this system and we will see what the future holds. >> a lot of people when they were going going around knocking on doors were not even answer
education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously given both the health risks at issue and a mission to keep both illegal and legal drugs and substances out of the school. >> i see people bringing in energy drinks and coffee to school every day, so i thought, hey, it's healthier. why not dry to bring it in and maybe get a little bit more energy. >> reporter: here's a caffein breakdown. a 16-ounce cup of coffee averages 100 milligrams of caffein. soft drinks contain anywhere fro
. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> live drive-time traffic. we have a problem in san francisco. westbound 80 right at the 101 split. there is an injury accident blocking that fast lane. the fire department is still there along with chp. a couple of cars got into it. they're hooking up vehicles to tow trucks. this could have an affect on the bay bridge. so hearing this you might want to get out here. the bay bridge is light but it could change without one lane blocked on west 80. 7:42. let's go back to the desk.
toward her spine. malala yousufzai is well known as an activist for girls' education. >>> security is tight on indonesia's resort island of bali as survivors and victims' families mark 10 years since two deadly nightclub bombings. the explosions killed 202 people in 2002. more than 2,000 police officers and military personnel have been deployed to guard today's memorial services. that's because the government detected some possible terrorist activity. >>> 5:50 now. an american airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing because a bird got caught up in one of the engines. the boeing 737 was headed from chicago down to miami last night. it hit the bird right before it was about to land in miami. nobody was hurt, and the plane landed safely. >>> 5:51. the new iphone secretly tracking users. >> and it's not an easy fix. we'll show you the tricky way to change your settings on your phone. >> and she is famous for a terrifying skydive gone wrong. how a northern california grandmother is getting a new thrill on the racetrack. he little [ male announcer ] stop & go traffic. you
cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks. it would pay for obesity education. >> there is a new opportunity this morning for the young and unemployed. the vice mayor of san jose hosting a job fair at the westfield oakridge mall. if you are between 16 and 21 you can interview for a position and get information about jobs at local businesses. san jose city council does it every year. >> pay pal has announced its planning to cut jobs for the first time since 2008. the layoffs are expected to impact about 3% of its work force. it's about 400 jobs. according to reports most of the cuts expected in the product development, technology and marketing departments. >> the nba is headed to china. they said they will open a basketball center near bejing. that as the heat and clippers played in that country. the facility would include nba style courts, a fitness center and restaurants. they say basketball is very popular in china and they have made faster progress in developing a fan base there than any other american sport. >> the warriors are holding a public practice from 11 to 12:30. the coach wil
a preference too on how it feels on their skin. >> you even do fun experiments to educate them, for example? >> i do. you take a piece of colored construction paper, put it outside for a couple hours, you put a key, some objects on it and they can see how the sun fades it. and it's a good way to show them that there are these powers at work we can't see. >> well, it's great advice, it's great to read about your journey. glad you're doing so well today. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live performance from ellie. but first this is "toda ♪ >>> the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> british singer/song writer ellie goulding performed at the duke and duchess of cambridge wedding. now she's out with her second album. good to see you. so i spent some time reading about you last night. and you said every interview you've done for the last two years has been about one subject. because i want you to like me, i'm not even going to mention it. so let's just talk about you. you were one of the only, the only british singer to win the two most prestigious newcomer aw
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